Adopting an Organizational Approach to Reducing Patient Harm
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Time: 12:00 AM ET
This session explained how organizations can monitor their overall progress toward reducing harm across the board by developing an organizational harm score and influencing the institution’s culture of safety.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center staff discussed their journey to become a high reliability organization and their work to eliminate serious patient harm across multiple conditions. Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center leaders shared their initial steps to creating an organizational harm score.
Ed Mendez, RN, MPH
EHEN Improvement Coach
Jorge Orozco, MS, PT
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
Mary Jo Giaccone, RN, MSN
Patient Safety Leader / Educational Nurse Specialist
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center